TR1034 : Royal Military Canal flowing towards West Hythe

taken 10 years ago, near to Court-at-Street, Kent, Great Britain

Royal Military Canal flowing towards West Hythe
Royal Military Canal flowing towards West Hythe
Royal Military Canal

The Royal Military Canal stretches for 28 miles hugging the old cliff line that borders the Romney Marsh from Hythe in the north east to Cliff End in the south west. It was built as a third line of defence against Napoleon, after the British Royal Navy patrolling the English Channel and the line of 74 Martello Towers built along the south coast. The Royal Military Canal was constructed in two sections. The longest section starts at Hythe in Kent and ends at Iden Lock in East Sussex. The second smaller section runs from the foot of Winchelsea Hill to Cliff End. Both sections are linked by the Rivers Rother and Brede.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 October, 2010   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 19 October, 2010
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Canal   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TR 101 342 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:4.1565N 0:59.8907E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TR 100 342
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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